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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 01/01/2022.

Bank- Band 8a Pharmacist Haemato-oncology

Job Reference: 396-A-21-16634

Employer:
Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Location:
Kingston Upon Thames
Salary:
29.72

It is now a statutory requirement to be fully Covid-19 vaccinated as a condition of employment for this role from 1st April 2022, unless a valid exemption applies. The successful applicant may have contact with vulnerable service users and we will therefore seek proof of being fully vaccinated or exemption during the recruitment process.

First Acute Trust in London to be rated Outstanding by CQC for Overall Quality and Leadership

Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is situated in a beautiful and remarkable part of the country – close to London yet surrounded by royal parks, historic buildings and the River Thames. We are primarily a single site Trust, based in Kingston but have many services running across Surrey.

We employ 3,300+ staff who proudly and efficiently support over 350,000 people locally through a full range of diagnostic and treatment services and we have a national reputation for innovative developments in healthcare.

Health and Wellbeing & Staff Benefits

The Trust understands that benefits go beyond just financial rewards and offers a wide range of benefits that recognise staff contribution, provide opportunities for career development and offer initiatives to promote a healthy work-life balance
-Our Health Heroes Awards 2018 – Staff Retention and Wellbeing Employer of the Year.
-HPMA Vivup Award for Well Being 2019.

Trust Values

Kingston Hospital NHS Trust has five key values and we want to employ and work with people who share these values and demonstrate behaviours that support them. They are:

- Caring – Design and deliver care around each individual patient’s needs and wants.
- Safe – Make the safety of patients and staff our prime concern as safety comes first
- Responsible – All staff take responsibility for the hospital, its services and reputation
- Value Each Other – Value each other's contribution
- Inspiring - We always strive to empower each other to develop and deliver improvements to benefit our patients


Kingston Hospital Trust are seeking for an experienced Pharmacist Haemato - Oncology to join the Bank to assist with the current pandemic.

You will be co-ordinate the provision of chemotherapy and other specialist drugs for haemato-oncology patients including day case patients and private patients.

You will need to provide specialist pharmaceutical advice to medical and nursing staff on drugs for haemato-oncology patients.

you will be in training other pharmacists in co-ordinating the provision of chemotherapy and other related drugs.

 You will need to be checking the Pharmacy High Cost Drugs Report and the Cancer Drugs Fund Report to ensure chemotherapy drugs are costed correctly.

 

 

What we need from you:

·        GPC Registration 

·         Proven experience working in Chemotherapy  

·         Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

During this pandemic we are fastracking our recruitment process but will still require:

·         Proof of Right to Work in the UK  

·         An Enhanced DBS 

·         Occupational Health Clearance

To apply for this role please complete the application box below and attach your CV.




  • Application: Please ensure that you have read the job description and person specification and that your supporting statement reflects this, as your application will be assessed against these criteria.

  • References: You will be required to provide 3 years of employment/educational history. We do not accept references from personal email addresses such as Hotmail, Gmail etc. therefore please ensure you are providing professional working email addresses within your application form.

  • Closing date: we reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once we have received a sufficient number of applications.

  • Shortlisting: You will only be contacted by the Recruitment Team via email if you are shortlisted for this post. Please ensure therefore that you check your e-mail account/mobile regularly.

  • DBS: Kingston Hospital NHS Trust is committed to safeguarding children and adults who are at risk of abuse. As such, if the appointee to this post will have access to children or vulnerable adults, he/she will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. However, all employees have a responsibility for safeguarding children and vulnerable adults in the course of their duties and for ensuring that they are aware of the specific duties relating to their role.

  • Salary: For applicants without prior NHS experience at the same Pay Band or higher, the salary will start at the lower value within the advertised range and increase every year up to the maximum value within the banding (subject to review meetings).

    For those with NHS experience, we do not match inner London HCAS. If you are hired within a lower band, your salary will not be matched, instead your previous years of service will be taken into consideration.

  • NHS Jobs: Completed applications will be transferred to our preferred third party recruitment management system. All communications will be via trac.jobs, unfortunately, you will not receive responses to queries sent via NHS Jobs.


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